Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for NFS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited NFS over the 6 months to 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Network File System (NFS)
England > London
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 572 522 493
Rank change year-on-year -50 -29 +24
Contract jobs citing NFS 62 93 117
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.13% 0.21% 0.25%
As % of the System Software category 1.07% 1.69% 2.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 62 81
London median daily rate £450 £538 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.28% +25.00% +3.61%
10th Percentile £185 £328 £308
90th Percentile £613 £673 £538
England median daily rate £350 £475 £407
% change year-on-year -26.32% +16.71% +8.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 0
London median hourly rate £34.13 £40.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.69% - -
England median hourly rate £34.13 £49.46 -
% change year-on-year -31.00% - -

NFS is in the System Software category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 5786 5494 4481
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 12.29% 12.23% 9.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 4152 3791 3026
London median daily rate £485 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.78% +9.09% +10.00%
10th Percentile £185 £193 £175
90th Percentile £638 £613 £600
England median daily rate £425 £410 £375
% change year-on-year +3.66% +9.33% +8.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 145 143 211
London median hourly rate £21.25 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.79% - +10.00%
10th Percentile £12.20 £12.05 £10.75
90th Percentile £51.20 £50.00 £34.00
England median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%

NFS
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing NFS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for NFS in London

NFS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing NFS in London.

Contractor daily rate trend for NFS in London

NFS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing NFS in London over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for NFS in London

NFS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing NFS in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for NFS in London

NFS
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing NFS in London over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for NFS in London

NFS
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NFS within the London region over the 6 months to 21 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Central London +1 9 £190 -62.93% 5
West London -5 3 £438 -7.89%
East London -5 1 £535 +4.39%
South London -32 1 - -
North London - 1 £450 -
NFS
England

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing NFS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for NFS.

1 48 (77.42%) Linux
2 31 (50.00%) Unix
3 26 (41.94%) Windows
3 26 (41.94%) Solaris
3 26 (41.94%) Red Hat
4 23 (37.10%) SAN
5 21 (33.87%) Perl
6 20 (32.26%) VMware
7 19 (30.65%) NetApp
7 19 (30.65%) DNS
7 19 (30.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 18 (29.03%) Oracle
8 18 (29.03%) Python
9 17 (27.42%) LDAP
10 15 (24.19%) Data Centre
11 13 (20.97%) Cisco
11 13 (20.97%) Active Directory
11 13 (20.97%) Fibre Channel
11 13 (20.97%) VMware Infrastructure
12 12 (19.35%) NAS
12 12 (19.35%) EMC
12 12 (19.35%) Veritas
12 12 (19.35%) Microsoft
12 12 (19.35%) Java
12 12 (19.35%) Shell Script
12 12 (19.35%) Ansible
13 11 (17.74%) DevOps
13 11 (17.74%) Replication
13 11 (17.74%) Finance
13 11 (17.74%) MySQL

NFS
Co-occurring IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (14.52%) Apache
2 5 (8.06%) WebLogic
3 3 (4.84%) OpenStack
3 3 (4.84%) SAS
3 3 (4.84%) Tomcat
4 2 (3.23%) Confluence
4 2 (3.23%) JBoss
4 2 (3.23%) nginx
5 1 (1.61%) Apache Solr
5 1 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.61%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.61%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.61%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.61%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.06%) IaaS
2 3 (4.84%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.61%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.61%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (1.61%) Amazon Kinesis
3 1 (1.61%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.61%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (1.61%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (1.61%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (1.61%) CloudFront
3 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.61%) OpenShift
3 1 (1.61%) PaaS
3 1 (1.61%) Route 53
3 1 (1.61%) Serverless
3 1 (1.61%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 23 (37.10%) SAN
2 19 (30.65%) DNS
3 17 (27.42%) LDAP
4 13 (20.97%) Fibre Channel
5 12 (19.35%) NAS
6 11 (17.74%) iSCSI
7 10 (16.13%) VPN
8 9 (14.52%) DHCP
9 8 (12.90%) Firewall
10 7 (11.29%) Kerberos
10 7 (11.29%) TCP/IP
11 5 (8.06%) VLAN
12 4 (6.45%) Internet
12 4 (6.45%) Remote Desktop
13 3 (4.84%) BGP
13 3 (4.84%) Ethernet
13 3 (4.84%) IPsec
13 3 (4.84%) MPLS
13 3 (4.84%) OSPF
13 3 (4.84%) PPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (17.74%) MySQL
2 5 (8.06%) Oracle Exadata
3 3 (4.84%) Relational Database
4 2 (3.23%) Hadoop
4 2 (3.23%) MongoDB
4 2 (3.23%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.61%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (1.61%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (1.61%) DB2
Development Applications
1 9 (14.52%) Git (software)
2 6 (9.68%) Jenkins
3 3 (4.84%) JIRA
3 3 (4.84%) Vagrant
4 2 (3.23%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (1.61%) FishEye
General
1 11 (17.74%) Finance
2 10 (16.13%) Banking
3 7 (11.29%) Financial Institution
3 7 (11.29%) Investment Banking
4 2 (3.23%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.61%) Advertising
5 1 (1.61%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 20 (32.26%) Administrator
2 17 (27.42%) Systems Administrator
3 13 (20.97%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 12 (19.35%) Linux Administrator
5 11 (17.74%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 10 (16.13%) Linux Engineer
6 10 (16.13%) Storage Engineer
7 8 (12.90%) Unix Administrator
7 8 (12.90%) Unix Systems Administrator
8 7 (11.29%) DevOps Engineer
9 6 (9.68%) NetApp Engineer
10 5 (8.06%) Architect
11 4 (6.45%) Analyst
11 4 (6.45%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 4 (6.45%) Network Engineer
11 4 (6.45%) SAN Engineer
11 4 (6.45%) Systems Engineer
11 4 (6.45%) Unix Engineer
12 3 (4.84%) Citrix Engineer
12 3 (4.84%) Java Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (11.29%) LAMP
2 3 (4.84%) Spring
3 1 (1.61%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 15 (24.19%) Data Centre
2 11 (17.74%) Replication
3 5 (8.06%) Enterprise Storage
4 4 (6.45%) EMC VMAX
5 3 (4.84%) Clustering
5 3 (4.84%) Grid Computing
6 2 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (3.23%) Derivative
6 2 (3.23%) EMC VNX
6 2 (3.23%) Infotainment
6 2 (3.23%) Management Information System
6 2 (3.23%) Private Cloud
7 1 (1.61%) CLARiiON
7 1 (1.61%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.61%) FlexPod
7 1 (1.61%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (1.61%) NHS
7 1 (1.61%) PKI
7 1 (1.61%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 48 (77.42%) Linux
2 31 (50.00%) Unix
3 26 (41.94%) Solaris
3 26 (41.94%) Windows
4 19 (30.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (12.90%) AIX
6 6 (9.68%) CentOS
6 6 (9.68%) Data ONTAP
6 6 (9.68%) HPUX
6 6 (9.68%) SUSE
6 6 (9.68%) Windows Server
7 5 (8.06%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (8.06%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (6.45%) Mac OS X
8 4 (6.45%) Scientific Linux
9 3 (4.84%) Ubuntu
10 2 (3.23%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (1.61%) Debian
11 1 (1.61%) Mac OS
11 1 (1.61%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (17.74%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (17.74%) DevOps
2 10 (16.13%) Disaster Recovery
3 9 (14.52%) Configuration Management
3 9 (14.52%) Task Automation
4 8 (12.90%) Open Source
4 8 (12.90%) Performance Analysis
5 7 (11.29%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (9.68%) Investment Management
6 6 (9.68%) Proactive Management
6 6 (9.68%) Problem Management
6 6 (9.68%) TDD
7 5 (8.06%) Asset Management
7 5 (8.06%) Change Management
7 5 (8.06%) ITIL
7 5 (8.06%) Performance Monitoring
8 4 (6.45%) ETL
8 4 (6.45%) OO
8 4 (6.45%) Scrum
8 4 (6.45%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 21 (33.87%) Perl
2 18 (29.03%) Python
3 12 (19.35%) Java
3 12 (19.35%) Shell Script
4 9 (14.52%) Korn
5 7 (11.29%) Bash Shell
5 7 (11.29%) C
6 6 (9.68%) PowerShell
6 6 (9.68%) SQL
7 3 (4.84%) C++
7 3 (4.84%) Fortran
8 1 (1.61%) C#
8 1 (1.61%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (6.45%) NCDA
1 4 (6.45%) RHCE
2 3 (4.84%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (4.84%) NCIE
3 2 (3.23%) CCNA
3 2 (3.23%) Degree
3 2 (3.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (1.61%) AWS Certification
4 1 (1.61%) EMCSA
4 1 (1.61%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.61%) MCITP
4 1 (1.61%) MCSE
4 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.61%) RHCA
4 1 (1.61%) RHCT
4 1 (1.61%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.61%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.45%) SLA
2 1 (1.61%) QA
System Software
1 13 (20.97%) Active Directory
1 13 (20.97%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (14.52%) Samba
2 9 (14.52%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 9 (14.52%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 8 (12.90%) Veritas File System
4 7 (11.29%) SRDF
5 6 (9.68%) Hyper-V
5 6 (9.68%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (6.45%) vSphere
6 4 (6.45%) XenServer
7 3 (4.84%) XenApp
8 2 (3.23%) Docker
8 2 (3.23%) vCloud
9 1 (1.61%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 1 (1.61%) Firmware
9 1 (1.61%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (1.61%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 12 (19.35%) Ansible
2 10 (16.13%) Puppet
3 7 (11.29%) NetBackup
3 7 (11.29%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 6 (9.68%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (8.06%) Terraform
6 4 (6.45%) Cobbler
6 4 (6.45%) Nagios
6 4 (6.45%) Oracle ZFS
6 4 (6.45%) vMotion
7 3 (4.84%) SnapMirror
7 3 (4.84%) SnapVault
7 3 (4.84%) vCenter Server
8 2 (3.23%) EMC TimeFinder
8 2 (3.23%) NetApp OnCommand
8 2 (3.23%) Oracle RMAN
8 2 (3.23%) Red Hat Satellite
8 2 (3.23%) Salt
8 2 (3.23%) SCOM
8 2 (3.23%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 26 (41.94%) Red Hat
2 20 (32.26%) VMware
3 19 (30.65%) NetApp
4 18 (29.03%) Oracle
5 13 (20.97%) Cisco
6 12 (19.35%) EMC
6 12 (19.35%) Microsoft
6 12 (19.35%) Veritas
7 9 (14.52%) Brocade
7 9 (14.52%) HP
8 8 (12.90%) 3PAR
9 6 (9.68%) Sun
9 6 (9.68%) Symantec
10 5 (8.06%) Citrix
11 4 (6.45%) F5
11 4 (6.45%) SaltStack
12 3 (4.84%) CyberArk
12 3 (4.84%) IBM
12 3 (4.84%) Juniper
12 3 (4.84%) SolarWinds